Playing three World Cup warmups in a six-day period has tested the limits of the U.S. squad but there have been definite signs of improvement, manager Bruce Arena says.
A blend of domestic and European-based players were named on Tuesday in a 20-man U.S. squad by coach Bruce Arena for Saturday's friendly against Scotland at Hampden Park.
United States coach Bruce Arena named a 26-man squad on Wednesday for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Guatemala.
Nearing his seventh anniversary of taking over the United States team, Bruce Arena is a contented man who feels the 2006 World Cup is within reach.
Bruce Arena's men have ridden out an indifferent start to their campaign. Chris Cowles was in Panama to see the continuing revival.
Tottenham goalkeeper Kasey Keller has been named in an 18-man United States squad on Tuesday for this month's friendly against Japan in Seattle.